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Cyber Security Awareness Campaigns: Why do they fail to change behaviour?

Bada, Maria, Sasse, Angela, Nurse, Jason R. C. (2015) Cyber Security Awareness Campaigns: Why do they fail to change behaviour? In: International Conference on Cyber Security for Sustainable Society. (KAR id:67511)

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The present paper focuses on Cyber Security Awareness Campaigns, and aims to

change people’s behaviour. Past and current efforts to improve information-security

important therefore to critically reflect on the challenges involved in improving information security

considers these challenges from a Psychology perspective, as we believe that

campaigns. Changing behaviour requires more than providing information about risks and

secondly, they must be motivated and willing to do so – and the latter requires changes to

psychological models of behaviour. We review the suitability of persuasion techniques,

components for an awareness campaign as well as factors which can lead to a

campaigns in different cultures (the UK and Africa) and reflect on these.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science
T Technology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Jason Nurse
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2018 16:39 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:55 UTC
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